Navsari is a city and municipality in the Surat metropolitan region and also the administrative headquarters of Navsari district of Gujarat, India. Navsari is also the twin city of Surat, and is 37 kms south of Surat. Many Parsis settled down in this city in around 11th century AD and named it Navu Sari which meant ‘New Sari’. Navsari is popular for its various types of Zoroastrian arts, crafts and cuisine.
Places to stay
Some of the popular budget hotels in Navsari are Anmol Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 800) Hotel Royal Regency (Tariff - Rs 1400), Modi Resort (Tariff- Rs. 1150).
The official language of Navsari is Gujarati.
Apart from all the common festivals, a festival unique to Navsari is the Dhinglo Festival (July).
Places to visit
There are many places to be visit in Navsari. Some of them are Dudhiya Talav (1.5 kms from bus stand), Atash Behram (80 kms), J.N. Tata Memorial Hall (4 kms), Ravariya Bapa temple, Parsvanath Jain temple (1.7 kms), Dargah of Sayed Saadat (2 kms) and Shri Swaminarayan Mandir (43 kms).
How to Get There
The closest airport to Navsari is 30 kms away at Surat.
The Surat railway station is the closest major railway station (31 kms) to Navsari
Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) runs Busses from Major cities to Towns and Villages in Navsari. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include Paulo Travels, O.P. Tours & Travels and Asha Travels. Booking bus tickets through ticketgoose.com is a hassle-free experience.
Kuvadava, a remote village in Gujarat’s Rajkot district is surrounded by numerous dams. Agriculture is the main occupation in this region. The fields get irrigated through the water bodies flowing in the area. The Rajkot-Ahmedabad Highway passes through this village. Some of the nearby cities include Rajkot, Thangadh, Morvi and Wankaner.
Places to Stay
There are no accommodation facilities in Kuvadava. Rajkot, which is 17 km away from this village, provides good budget hotels. These hotels are Hotel Bhabha (Tariff – Rs.337), Hotel Silver Sand (Tariff – Rs.851) and Hotel Aditya (Tariff – Rs.899).
The languages spoken in Kuvadava are Gujarati and Hindi.
The most celebrated festivals in Kuvadava are the Kite Festival in January, Holi in March, Ganesh Chaturthi in August-September, Navratri in September-October and Diwali during October-November.
Places of Interest
Kuvadava has a very few places of interest around the village. These destinations are Anandpar Lake (11 km), Rajkot (17 km), Fofal Dam (2 km), Machu Dam (17 km) and Nyari Dam (30 km) away from Kuvadava.
How to Get There
The nearest airport from Kuvadava is located in Rajkot, which is 19 km away.
Kuvadava does not have a railway station of its own. Khorana Railway Station is the nearest railway station which is 16 km away from Kuvadava.
Kuvadava is bustling with state-run and private buses from nearby cities and towns. GSRTC runs buses daily connecting all parts of Gujarat to Kuvadava. Volvo bus service is available to any popular tourist destinations across India.